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Universal Corporation's David C. Moore to Retire as CFO; Johan C. Kroner Named Successor

PR Newswire
added Feb 13, 2018 16:56

We are serious about protecting the environment

That’s why we’re committed to identifying, understanding and reducing the environmental impact of our business activities
Japan Tobacco International (JTI) (jp)
added Feb 8, 2018 19:06

From seed to pack

The quality and taste that our brands are known for starts with the tobacco leaf and the expertise of those who cultivate it. We strive to treat both leaf and grower with the care, respect and integrity they deserve. Tobacco has to go through many proce
Japan Tobacco International (JTI) (jp)
added Feb 8, 2018 19:04

The environmental harm of the tobacco lifecycle

The life cycle of tobacco causes deep and often irreparable damage through deforestation, water consumption and the use of pesticides. Greenhouse gases are emitted at every stage, contributing in no small part to climate change [1]. The soil where it is
ASH UK--Medium (uk)
added Feb 8, 2018 18:29

LETTER: Child Farm Workers

An effort by the Obama administration to update them was snuffed out by House conservatives, who never saw a regulation they liked. The proposal would have restricted the operation of heavy equipment, protected migrant teenagers from picking tobacco unpr
New York Times
added Feb 8, 2018 05:38

[Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco export earnings top $100 million

Statistics from the Tobacco Industry Marketing Board’s latest weekly bulletin, show that China accounted for over 10,4 million kg valued at $88,01 million while Sudan bought 594 600 million kg for $2,5 million
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Feb 7, 2018 00:57

Universal Corporation Reports Nine-Month Results

"As expected, our earnings from operations so far in fiscal year 2018 have been impacted by lower burley crop volumes in Africa and fewer carryover crop sales in North America, offset in part by the return to normal crop volumes in Brazil, where we contin
PR Newswire
added Feb 7, 2018 00:33

Farm sunshine, not cancer: Replacing tobacco fields with solar arrays

completed a study "Economic Impact of Substituting Solar Photovoltaic Electric Production for Tobacco Farming" to be published in Land Use Policy. As demand for solar energy grows so does the demand for land for solar farms. "To completely eliminate the
added Feb 5, 2018 22:52

Farm Sunshine, Not Cancer: Replacing Tobacco Fields with Solar Arrays

Although tobacco use is the leading cause of avoidable death globally, farming tobacco continues to provide the primary source of income to many farmers. But two Michigan Technological University researchers contend that converting tobacco fields to sola
Michigan Tech
added Feb 5, 2018 22:46

[Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco farmers urged to preserve forests

Government has urged tobacco farmers to seek other sources of energy when curing their crops in order to preserve Zimbabwe’s forests. The country loses at least 330 000 hectares of forests annually due to various activities, including agriculture, domest
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Feb 5, 2018 01:24
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